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Classic Vocab Lesson 6 + Roots

Terms

undefined, object
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levity
buoyancy, lightness
clamorous
conspicuously and offensively loud; vociferous
semicentennial
every 50 years
mortuary
funeral home
mortify
cause to feel shame; undergo necrosis or tissue death
conference
consultation, a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic
miscellaneous
constituting a grab-bag category
semisweet
having a taste that is a mixture of bitterness and sweetness
MISC
TO MIX
mortified
made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride
LUD, LUS
TO PLAY; TO MOCK
FER
TO BEAR; TO CARRY
anniversary
the date on which an event occurred in some previous year (or the celebration of it)
elusive
skillful at avoiding capture; difficult to describe
CLAM (CLAIM)
TO CRY OUT
SEN
OLD
transfer
move from one place to another
senile
mentally or physically infirm with age
VERT, VERS
TO TURN
MORT
DEATH
elevate
raise in rank or condition
tortuous
winding; not straightforward
vociferous
conspicuously and offensively loud
LEV
TO LIFT; LIGHT (IN WEIGHT)
omnipotent
having unlimited power
illusion
something many people believe that is false
versatile
(used of persons) having many skills
semiannual
Recurring at intervals of six months.
SEMI
HALF; PARTLY
omnibus
covering many things at once
proclaim
praise, glorify, or honor
adversary
opponent
omniscient
infinitely wise
stringent
rigid; constricted
TORQU, TORT
TO TWIST
miscible
capable of being mixed
extortion
the felonious act of extorting money (as by threats of violence)
restrict
make more specific
omnipresence
the state of being everywhere at once (or seeming to be everywhere at once)
diversion
a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)
alleviate
provide physical relief, as from pain
senescent
growing old
mortician
one whose business is the management of funerals
OMN(I)
ALL
contortionist
an acrobat able to twist into unusual positions
STRING;STRICT (STRAIN)
TO DRAW TIGHT
semicircle
a plane figure with the shape of half a circle
allude
to hint at

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